The median annual salary for a Support Manager was £45,625 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Support Manager
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 171 179
Rank change year-on-year -34 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Manager 2 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.051% 0.35% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.36% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 8
Median salary £45,625 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.38% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,125 £44,350 £35,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,125 £55,000 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £49,500 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +20.73% -8.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3808 3325 3633
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.04% 97.48% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3199 2765 2976
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Support Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Support Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Support Manager in Manchester

Support Manager
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Manager in Manchester.

Salary trend for Support Manager in Manchester

Support Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Support Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Support Manager in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
1 3 (42.86%) People Management
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Sun
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Peregrine
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) Broadband
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) MCTS

Support Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Broadband
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) Telepresence
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) CMDB
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) CentOS
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) People Management
1 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Customer-Centric Approach
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DBS Check
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) MCTS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Google
1 1 (14.29%) Peregrine
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 1 (14.29%) Sun
1 1 (14.29%) VMware